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Oct 13, 2011 5:00am PDT
about science, science can heal us but it can't make us whole. it can entertain us but it can't make us happy. so we need to have an understanding of science that understands its limits and i think that's where the agnostic spirit in science becomes so important. similarly in religion, you only have to say the word fundamentalist to realize that religion - when it thinks that it knows it all, and particularly when it thinks that it knows it all about god, becomes very dangerous. and so it matters both for religion and for science - this agnostic spirit i think. >well what you're saying and what excites me about your agnosticism is it's not a barrier to prevent further exploration - but its energy on both sides. if you start a new synagogue, temple, or a church, or mosque, of passionate agnosticism i may be your first member. >>i would be delighted to have you along if such a thing were going to happen. i have been a priest once and i don't really want to return to it again. >passionate agnosticism - i do like that. appreciating both science and religion - goating them too. coming fro
Oct 20, 2011 4:30am PDT
think any of us know is because we're in the middle of a massive transformation of journalism, and it's just beginning now. there's been more change in the 2 1/2 years since i left "the washington post" than i think there was in the 25 or 50 years before that, and i think there'll be more change in the next 2 1/2 years than we've had in this 2 1/2 years. >> so, sam, you said a moment ago, conflict or accountability or gossip--is there more of that now than you think there was when you were first starting in covering-- >> there's not more than that, but then again, you have a better opportunity to find whatever you want. for instance--let me just say-- >> sam, one of the raps on politico is that it actually depends upon the gossip and the scandal to make its mark and create its buzz. >> well, that can be a rap if you want to make it a rap, but i'll tell you this: i was just about to say that on the morning after, you could read the story about the president's plan as he laid it out and his speech, and you could find people discussing whether it was effective or not; or you could immediat
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)